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The Moscone Center
San Francisco, California, United States
1 - 6 February 2020
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The 2020 Photonics West Industry Program

Plan to attend Photonics West 2020. Saturday to Thursday—Something for everyone. Registeration opens soon.

The most powerful program in the industry
These sessions provide valuable information and networking for anyone — from engineers to CEOs — looking for the latest on industry insights.

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Six Days, Over Sixty Events—Something for everyone

Expo Industry Stage. Saturday-Sunday & Tuesday to Thursday. Free to attend with your Exhibition Only registration.
The 6-Day Entrepreneur Program. Calling all entrepreneurs, investors, educators, and those interested in seeing the next deep tech innovations
These sessions will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest on industry insights.
Attend the free the Industry Workshops taking place at Moscone West on Wednesday. Free to attend with your Exhibition Only registration.

Your free Exhibition Only badge gives you access to...

BIOS Expo (Saturday and Sunday)
Photonics West Exhibition (Tuesday to Thursday)
Industry talks on the Expo Industry Stage. Saturday-Sunday and Tuesday-Thursday
SPIE Job Fair - meet over 30 recruiters on the exhibit floor
Wednesday Industry Workshops (Moscone West, Level Two)
Wednesday Startup Challenge final Pitches and Awards (Moscone West, Level Two)

Your paid Photonics West conference badge gives you access to...

All Photonics West conference sessions
BIOS Expo, Photonics West Exhibition, 2-day Job Fair, and other exhibit floor activities
The 2020 Industry Program which includes the 6-Day Entrepreneur Program
NEW: Tuesday SPIE Venture Summit
  NEW: expanded Startup Challenge pitches and awards
....plus a variety of keynotes, panels, workshops, fireside chats, and networking sessions
...and the 3rd annual, ever popular...
VR, AR, MR 2020 Conference - a paid AR VR MR or full technical Photonics West badge gives you access

Other Special Events

These sessions will provide valuable information and networking for anyone, from engineers to CEOs, looking for the latest on industry insights. Events may require tickets, seperate registration, or RSVP.

EventRegistration info
Global Photonics Markets Workshop Invitation only. Request an invitation
Lasers & Photonics Marketplace Seminar
The only executive-level event held in partnership with SPIE and part of the official Photonics West program
Separate registration required
IMEC Industry Forum (ITF) Photonics Invitation only
Photonics Cluster Reception: leaders from regional optics and photonics clusters are welcome RSVP required
Women Executives Meet-Up: talk shop, connect, and network RSVP required
Optics and Photonics Technician Shortage: Solutions and Opportunities Space is limited. RSVP
Startup Challenge Finale and Awards Free to attend but RSVP

Prism Awards: the "Oscars of Photonics"

Tickets required. Ask for details

Register today for Photonics West 2020